Celebrating Excellence: Brand Africa Unveils Uganda’s Best Brands

On June 3, 2022, Brand Africa, in collaboration with Publics Africa Communications, hosted a captivating live event at the prestigious Protea Hotel Kololo in Kampala, Uganda.

The occasion marked the unveiling of Uganda’s Best Brands, a remarkable celebration of local brands that have made a significant impact in their respective industries. Building upon the success of the global Brand Africa 100 release, this local results edition showcased the outstanding achievements of Ugandan brands.

Mukwano Industries Takes the Grand Prix

At the heart of the event was the announcement of the No#1 most admired Ugandan brand, and the coveted Grand Prix title went to Mukwano Industries. Renowned for its exceptional quality and unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction, Mukwano Industries emerged as a shining example of excellence in the Ugandan business landscape. Their remarkable journey and contributions have undoubtedly inspired countless other local brands.

Sector Leaders and Trailblazers

The Best Brands event also recognized outstanding performers in various categories, further highlighting the diversity and dynamism of Uganda’s business landscape. NBS TV, a trailblazer in the media industry, rightfully secured the top spot in its category, while Centenary Bank garnered recognition for its exceptional financial services.

Movit Products, known for its innovative range of personal care items, stood out among competitors, and Nile Special quenched the thirst of Ugandans as the leading brand in the beverage category.

Riham Drinks and Abryanz Collection store showcased their excellence in their respective sectors, leaving an indelible mark on Uganda’s business scene.

Honoring Exceptional Leadership

The event also took a moment to honor distinguished individuals whose visionary leadership has significantly contributed to the success of “Made in Uganda” brands and initiatives. Q&G’s David Galukande, a beacon of innovation and entrepreneurship, received well-deserved recognition for his outstanding contributions to the business sector.

Robert Kabushenga of Rugyeyo Farms was acknowledged for his transformative leadership, which has propelled the agricultural industry forward. Additionally, Adv. Mercy Kainobwisho, a trailblazer in the public sector, was commended for her unwavering dedication to promoting and uplifting local brands.

Celebrating Uganda’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

 The unveiling of Uganda’s Best Brands is not just an occasion to recognize excellence but also a testament to the entrepreneurial spirit that thrives within the nation. These brands exemplify resilience, innovation, and a commitment to delivering superior products and services. By acknowledging their accomplishments, we highlight the immense potential of Uganda’s business landscape and inspire future generations of entrepreneurs to create their own success stories.

Looking Ahead

As we celebrate the achievements of Uganda’s Best Brands, we must also recognize the broader impact of these local icons. Their success contributes to economic growth, job creation, and the overall development of the nation. It is through their efforts that Uganda continues to establish itself as a hub of innovation and opportunity.


The Brand Africa event served as a powerful platform to showcase and honor Uganda’s most admired brands. From the top-ranked Mukwano Industries to the sector leaders and visionary leaders, these brands have set a high standard for excellence, resilience, and innovation. As we look to the future, we anticipate the continued growth and success of Uganda’s business landscape, with these inspiring brands at the forefront of driving progress and prosperity for the nation.

The 13th annual Brand Africa | Africa’s Best Brands 2023 announcement and awards ceremony will be held live in Kampala at Golden Tulip Canaan Hotel, On July 11, 2023 From 09h00 – 12h00.

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